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>>> tonight on "world news," silence and hope. fumes pour out of the mine in west virginia. no sound of the four miners still missing, and we have team coverage again tonight. and we talk to the man supervising the rescue. >>> battle lines. virginia's governor wants to celebrate confederate history, and not mention slavery? >>> fog of war. you be the judge. a video has millimeters and millions of people debating, is this combat or reckless killing? >>> and, american heart. one little girl plays and plays to give others more life. >>> good evening. in west virginia tonight, one hole has been drilled through the wall blocking the route to the four missing miners. but when the rescuers broke through, gases so toxic and dangerous poured out, the team was nearly overcome, and had to stop. nearby, the families of the missing still stand sentry, their hopes firing up the determination of fellow miners to get through whatever they find on the other side. and david muir is on that scene tonight with the very latest for us. david? >> reporter: diane, as you know, they have been able
, virginia and west virginia on sunday. more rain today. more storms possible. right now the satellite and radar composite, wait until you see the yellow and orange of heavy rain now leaving frederick county on top of mount airy. we take you to western howard county near lisbon, going through western howard county. if you're watching us in he eldersburg, westminster, taneytown and manchester you have pretty heavy rain. 83 stretch also going to be slow with the rain there. we're in the low 50s. we'll get to 66 with isolated thunderstorms erupting again this afternoon. we are at 5:32 on the clock. let's see what this is doing to the commute. >> speaking of 83, a lot of people are keeping speeds down as you make your way southbound. fortunately no real incidents at this time. baltimore city, russell street looking good off the bw parkway and headed on to russell street inbound towards downtown. a quick update on earlier crashes. route 178 at millersville road remains closed in both directions. in easton, st. michaels road closed at arcadia shores road. both crashes due to poles and wires
in a moment -- 35 reports of hail, in maryland, virginia and west virginia. most of that occurred between 5:00 and 8:00 last night. more rain likely today and this is the problem, we take to you jessup, patuxent valley middle school, 50. storm total yesterday 2.6 inches of rain. when you get that much in a short period of time, it's very hard for it to drain. this is the issue this morning. heavy rain coming down. it's reaching reisterstown, owings mills look out, 795 and 140, reisterstown road, you're getting very wet heavy rain approaching cockeysville. that will be the 83 split through towson. looks like timonium will be very wet. eldersburg, mount airy is getting it now. north side of ellicott city and most of the stuff probably going to pass to the north of ellicott city and columbia, but we have rain and that continues to push to the east which includes our friends in harford county, bel air, on the north side now but looks like more heading from the band in owings mills, in your direction this morning. 50s this morning. we get to 66 and isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. could be
coming up. >> thank you wyatt. >>> now the latest on last week's deadly mine explosion in west virginia. mining inspectors are investigating 30 other underground mines owned by the company. they found more than 06 serious violations in west virginia, kentucky and virginia. 29 people were killed in the explosion at the company's upper big branch mine. >>> the volcano in iceland forced a no-fly zone for a second day. a cloud of ash grounded flights and turned airports into make-shift motels for tens of thousands of stranded travelers. in amsterdam passengers are not boarding. they are getting blankets for make-shift beds set up in the terminal. 2,000 people spent the night there. today alone estimated 17,000 flights will be canceled. that's the worse disruption of air travel since 9/11. the cloud can bring down a jetliner if it is sucked up into the engine. it is covering northern europe all the way over to russia. >> our radar is not sufficiently reliable. even the radar on the ground to be able to tell us where these particles are in every instance. the only possible way of handling thi
loophole where gun buyers make purchases no questioned asked. in the days following virginia tech massacre, authorities, including virginia's own governor urged governors to close it. this week we mark the third anniversary of the shootings, we ask the question again, as we mark the third anniversary, has anything changed and should it? in blacksburg, virginia, they are marking another anniversary this weekend, now three years since the shootings at virginia tech. flowers honoring each of the victims. rema samaha, one of them. there were the precious images of her dancing before the attack. >> it's not something you get through. just something you adjust to. >> samaha's family has been fighting to close a glaring loophole. gun shows where people buy guns without a background check, without any questions asked. it was a year ago, abc news followed her brother to this gun show in richmond, virginia. we gave him one hour and $5,000 cash. within minutes while still in line he bought his first gun. >> this is what? >> this is a glock. >> you got this before you even got in the show? >> yeah, he
in town. there is a warm front boundary here through the virginia mountains. this storm is flowing showers on the northern fringe. the yellow and the orange are the more substantial rain. the storm itself is a slow mover. yesterday in kentucky. and this morning in the north carolina mountains. it will be pulling a southeasterly wind. that will hold our temperatures down and increase our threat of rainfall. so, check out the forecast model. there will be rain during the afternoon hours, but the heaviest rain south of annapolis, through maryland and virginia, that is pretty much where the band of rain will stay in response to our storm that sits here across south central virginia. we will get the threat of rain through the evening hours. overnight, there is the center of circulation, with the rain wrapping around the back side of the low. that's off of the coast. the clear skies leaving us with more sunshine and a warmup before the next weather system can race in here for the weekend and next week. for today, mostly cloudy skies. there will be afternoon hours. so, take up the brella and a li
at old pimlico road. a water main break in baltimore at the city of virginia and only road and also an accident on woodlawn and security boulevard. >>> light rail northbound running about ten to 15 minutes late. and the mark train system, on time service on the penn lines. but trains 872 and 890 are ten minutes light. for the mta transit team, i'm mark jones. >>> we're 21 minutes from 7:00. and the president is going to set nasa's future up for us this afternoon. he wants to move them away from man space and commercializing space flight. >>> west virginia governor wants to shut down all coal mining tomorrow so they can review all safety measures. this after 29 miners died in west virginia. it is national -- holocaust remembrance week. this is video of a holocaust people bans day back in 2006 in northwest baltimore. >>> breaking news out of europe that involves air travel this nine countries. the volcano from iceland that has a lot of flights grounded in the renal gouge is straight -- ground in the region straight ahead. >>> more suspensions could be on the way after the beating of
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cover has been all we have seen today. heavier thicker clouds towards west virginia and western virginia in north carolina. we'll see increasing clouds tomorrow. rest of the evening clear. 69 now. we have fallen to 67 now, rather. this evening down in the 60s for the next few hours. mostly sunny, mild, breezy weather. you have to love a friday night like this. you'll want to enjoy it. as we go into saturday there will be changes developing tomorrow night into sunday. that's coming up. >>> the latest now on sarah palin and a former college student on trial for hacking into her e-mail account. she confronted the former university of tennessee student today in the courtroom as the star witness to the prosecution. a lawyer said it was just a joke but he could face serious jail time if convicted. palin first learned her account had been hacked when she was campaigning in michigan as screen shots of her e-mails circulated around the internet. her daughter bristol began receiving threatening phone calls. palin told jurors she feared for her life and the lives of her family members. >> access an
>>> making news on this friday, april 9th -- >> in west virginia, a new mission to find miners who may still be alive. rescuers re-enter the mine overnight. >>> fighting back. the president returns home after signing a nuclear treaty with russia. >>> and big comeback. fans welcome tiger woods back to the masters, as he puts up some of the best numbers of his career. >>> good morning. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm todd connor, in for jeremy hubbard. there's twoping news this morning for the desperate search for four miners. >> overnight, rescue teams were back in the big branch mine. this morning, their families are keeping an anxious vigil. david kerley joins us from there. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and todd. two teams of eight are up inside the upper branch mine, look for the four unaccounted miners. a rescue attempt was made yesterday. but it was turned back because of toxic air. but federal officials say they will search the mine for the four unaccounted miners before 94 hours past. decided to pump nitrogen into the mine, to eliminate the possibility o
of virginia avenue and one in aberdeen on route 22 eastbound. and a disabled vehicle on 695 and the outer loop. route 100 to 395. i nine minute ride. route 07 to 32 is nine minutes. megan? >>> 6:01. we're following breaking now out of england where all civilian air travel has been grounded due to drifting ash from that iceland volcano. the cash clouds drifting from the volcano have disturbed the air for air traffic. stay posted and stay on line if you're flying anywhere internationally. >>> today is tax deadline day and you only have 18 hours left to get your taxes postmarked. our state comptroller is trying to answer all your questions. let's good to linda so live this morning on fayette. >> reporter: good morning. it's the calm before the storm. but i can tell you in a few hours they're expecting a mad rush with all the people that have not filed yet. and joining us is state comptroller. you say there are a lot of people that have not filed in. >> no, there's about a million people that filed yesterday and today. so there's a huge delay right at the end here. we're urging everybody don't pan
for the mine industry. this comes on the heels of an explosion that killed 29 miners in west virginia last week. the president received a preliminary report on the disaster today. he warned mining companies that safety should be first in their daily activities. >> owners responsibility for the conditions in the mines should be held accountable for the decisions they made and preventive measures they failed to take. >> west virginia's governor wants the miners in the state to show up for work to do safety checks of the mines. investigators who find safety violations will decide whether to evacuate or close the mines until they are fixed. upper big branch was cited four times this year for violations that may have caused the explosion. >>> the families of two western maryland coal miners who died in 2007 are seeking $8 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. the families filed the complaint today. the defendants include tristar mining incorporated. mining engineers and safety training expert and the mine land's owner. the men were crushed to death beneath thousands of understand the of rock when the
grumman picked virginia over maryland as its new home for its global headquarters. in the "washington post" this morning one maryland lawmaker said that the state is more gay-friendly than virginia, trying to lure northrop grumman to our state. northrop wins awards for gay rights. virginia is about to land thousands of jobs. >>> 6:53. the u.s. supreme court announced yesterday it will hear arguments on whether states have the power to regulate violent video games. back in 2005 california law prohibiting the sale or rental of such games to minors never took effect because the industry immediately challenged its constitutionality, after winning two rounds from the lower courts. the entertainment software association is confident the highest court will side with them as well. >> it should be treated just like movies, music, books and other forms of media. that there's a first amendment constitutional protection to the great games that are made by our industry. >> the parents should be responsible for what their kids have especially when it's violent or anything other than pg-13. >> the gaming
virginia as its new home for the global headquarters. virginia's deal evidently was the best on the table. in "the washington post" one maryland lawmaker says the state is more gay-friendly than virginia but grumman of course has won national awards for gay rights. still not clear whether northrop is going to land in arlington or fairfax but the state is about to land thousands of jobs. >>> a 5:03. if you're looking for work and you're an educator baltimore county schools may be the right place to be for you. sherrie johnson live in timonium with more on a job fair to recruit teachers. >> reporter: good morning. we're here live at the state fairgrounds in timonium where this place is going to be all abuzz with people later this afternoon. this is all a part of the teacher expo and job fair to recruit teachers to baltimore county schools. unlike other school systems around the country who reduced positions baltimore county schools expect to hire nearly 700 new educators. you don't have to register in advance. teachers need to bring copies of resumes here. administrators and faculty repres
. >>> now the latest in west virginia about what's going on where families and friends are holding out hope for four missing miners but rescuers say chances of survival after the blast monday are slim. even the search is difficult. the west virginia governor said it could be by midday before much progress is made venting poisonous gases from where the men could be. we have a report from west virginia with more on the search efforts. >> they cut through and it was a thousand 93 feet about 4:15. >> crews working with giant drills bored into the earth's crust straight through the night in hopes of reaching four coal miners trapped deep underground. >> we did not get any response back from the beating on the pipes as a signal. >> some of them are still there. >> two days after a blast rocked the upper big branch mine killing 25 people, some of this west virginia community linked to hope. >> my heart just hurts for those people. the men that are still in the mines. >> reporter: others to resignation. >> the coal mine is a way of life down here and it's really sad that something like that happene
s in southeast virginia. well, we cloudy skies that gave away to a few hours of clearing overnight. 45 in baltimore and warmer terms to the south. an indication of what will be pushed around the storm system. with low pressure in the mountains and it is pushing in slightly warmer air. that is in response to a southwest wind. the heavier rain is to the south. it will build into maryland towards late morning and early afternoon. the heaviest rain near annapolis, but south of 50, through southern maryland and virginia tech you are traveling 95 towards richmond, you will probably run into the heavier rain for today. from washington, d.c. through baltimore, light showers. that extends through pennsylvania. this is 2:00 in the afternoon and we will take you through 6:00 in the evening. wet yegg in baltimore, the heavier rain to the south will slow down travel for today and require the wipers on your car and probably a light rain jacket. now, the chance of rain diminishes overnight. the cloud line is pushing across. low pressure is wrapping around. the moisture on the back side. it is off
. a warm front that is circulating from the clouds. you will see that. the rainfall across west virginia. the low pressure is throwing showers on the north side. area of low pressure is spreading that moisture and also wrapping in what will be an increasing southeasterly wind. that throws in more moisture and you have the south component it really cools things down. we're left with a cool damp feel for today. the storm system was in kentucky yesterday and now pushing across the pam lesion mountains. and a slow mover. this is what we have to deal for today. the heaviest rain is probably going to be south of route 50. maybe clipping portions of washington, d.c. and annapolis, southern maryland and southeast virginia. and the northern fringe it is light rain and showers that takes us from the afternoon to the evening. then tonight the scattered showers passes towards the east and we wrap up drier air as the clouds pull around. we should stay dry until the next weather system arrives for the weekend. so if today, developing rain and temperatures downtown around 62 degrees for that's our 2 de
virginia. >> and just praying and hoping that, you know, that everything will turn out good. >> and the rescue teams' next steps. >>> and, fresh fruit and its health benefits. the surprising new research. it's thursday, april 8th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone. i'm todd connor in for jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vinita nair. >>> a diplomat from qatar touched off a major uproar on a united airlines flight from washington, d.c. to denver. >> as abc's clayton sandell reports, fighter jets had to scramble. >> reporter: flashing lights broke the darkness on the tarmac of denver international airport, all over an apparent misunderstanding. authorities say united airlines flight 663 was about 40 minutes from denver when federal air marshals were alerted by a flight attendant of smoke coming from a restroom. sources tell abc news the marshals subdued the man who emerged after he allegedly said, "i'm lighting my shoes on fire." two jet fighters accompanied the plane to denver. police bomb disposal units met the plane on the ground. the man, identifie
reaction from our affiliates in richmond, virginia, and tampa, florida. >> florida's coastline gets an unexpected ally in barack obama. >> this announcement came as a shock especially to environmentalists. the president today announced his support for exploring and drilling for oil much closer to florida beaches. >> so today we're announcing the expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration. but in ways that balance the need to harness domestic energy resources and the need to protect america's natural resources. >> this map shows you where drilling is currently allowed. this sort of beige area there. the red sections represent the new areas the president wants to open up. as you can see, much closer to florida's east coast and west coast. if congress agrees, oil derricks could go up just about 125 miles off the beaches, down from the current limit of 234 miles. an anti-drilling protest had already been scheduled in st. petersburg. it was sheer coincidence that the president made this announcement today. the message from our gulf coast communities is pretty clear. any risk of an oil
>>> making news on this thursday, april 8th -- >> breaking news from the west virginia coal mine. enough toxic air has cleared to send rescue crews keep into the mine, in search of the four, missing men. >>> flight scare. fighter jets scrambled, fbi teams mobilize. but was it all a misunderstanding. >>> and today oprah winfrey will reportedly make a big announcement about her future. >>> and good morning, everyone. i'm todd connor, in for jeremy hubbard. >> and i'm vinita nair. after standing by all night long, rescue crews are finally making their long journey inside the upper big branch coal mine in west virginia at this hour. >> once the mine's air quality was deemed safe a short time ago, they got the green light to begin searching for the four miners missing since monday's explosion. steven portnoy joins us on the phone from montcoal with the latest. >> good morning, todd and vinita. at this hour, four eight-man teams, 32 rescuers, are entering the mine for the first time since they had to evacuate early tuesday morning. the rescuers, themselves miners from this mine and oth
the pilot was advised not to land. >>> hope turns to heartache. every one of those west virginia miners died. tonight, did they even get close to that rescue chamber? >>> was it a cry? new fallout after that mother shipped her adopted son back to russia. >> coaches caught. three dozen swimming coaches banned. a staggering cases involving young girls. brian ross on the case. >>> and get back. 40 years ago tonight, the beatles' breakup. just who was that song aimed at? >>> good evening. poland's prime minister burst into tears when he heard the news today, that his country's president was killed in a plane crash. an aging jet carrying poland's president, his wife and much of the polish government's leadership crashed early today while trying to land in dense fog in western russia. tonight we are learning more about the pilot being strongly advised not to land. we begin on this story with our senior foreign correspondent jim sciutto. >> reporter: the jet fell from the sky and with it a large part of poland's most senior leadership. the pilot tried to land in a thick fog at least twice missing t
plants going across the country. the miners killed in west virginia earlier this month were remembered today. even the president shared the grief the community. >> reporter: the families of the victims was given a miner's hat and after west virginia's first lady announced the name of their loved one. >> gary wayne quarrels. >> reporter: the governor assisted them in putting the helmet on one of the 29 white crosses that lined the stage. the convention center was packed. relative its, government officials, rescuers and people of this close knit community to honor the memory, courage and pride of the men who died in that april 5th explosion and fire. >> nothing we say can fill the hole they leave in your hearts or the absence they leave in your lives. >> reporter: the president focused on the importance of focusing on the future. >> we have to lean on one another and look out for one another did love one another and pray for one another. >> reporter: the investigation continues to find the cause of that tragedy three weeks ago and to stop it from happening again. abc news. >> now ear
're wasting time. it's going to be a gorgeous day. yesterday 62 and sunshine, 77 in charleston, west virginia. and we start off with widespread 40s across the region. a few pockets. cross the northeast, 50 right now. this is the starting trend and -- starting point as we spring board to a nice day. we watch and shift our folk to us the next weather system, a frontal boundary draping its way across the upper northwest. a tremendous fireball caught in the night key from a sheriff's dashcam in minnesota in through wisconsin who saw this thing. and now they can see some benefits of lightning with the next approaching frontal boundary. that system is going to shift our winds. we go from west to southwest and it pumps up the warmer temperatures. we'll get a taste that have frontal boundary and hopefully no fireballs in our sky. today, nine and tomorrow but we'll finish with clouds and rain. this is the mason dixon line where it will hit about 4:00. most the energy is going to slide to the north. we'll take it and stop it at 9:00 p.m. on friday. and heavier showers, maybe storms back in through west
jefferson road. and reports up in through west virginia. this is charlestown picking up one-inch hail as well. most reports coming with the storm that came through between 5:00 and 8:00. definitely settling down and weakening as it pushed through howard county and across the baltimore metro area. this is the situation we had, definitely more tame than the widespread tornado outbreak that we had on saturday in the deep south. for this monday, 26th of april, 45 morning, 68 in the afternoon typically. record, freezing in balm in 2001. sun coming up at 6:15. it will get bright but it will remain cloudy. 51 now. we're on the cool side of the boundary that shows widespread 60s from southeastern virginia in through the carolinas. while we have 40s just up towards our north. we're in this cool pattern here. we've got a band of rain trying to re-develop back towards the west side. it appears as if there's training going on which means the bands are going over the same area. flooding potential back towards frederick county, may roll down the potomac as well. steady rains north of the border in
club. >>> the tragedy continues in west virginia. searchers back in the coal mine this morning trying to recover the last nine bodies from the explosion that killed 29 men. high methane gas readings prevented searchers from going in the mine yesterday. today they are using fans to help the ventilation systems and clear some of the dirty air. federal investigators are trying to figure out exactly what caused the explosion. this is the worst u.s. mining disaster since 1970. >>> poland is in mourning. investigators say the tragedy may be due to human error. there were no technical problems and russia's airport says the pilot was flying too low in the fog, missed the runway when trying to land. both russia and ukraine declared a day of mourning today and tens of thousands filled the streets to pay final respects to the president. >>> the vatican is telling high-ranking clerics if they discover sexual abuse by police they should report it to the police. it's part of response that they avoided years of abuse. it's spelled out on the virginia tech can web site. >>> -- vet can web site. >>>
wind holding them down to 67 compared to 77 in charleston, west virginia. this is a 20-degree spread from the shoreline back into the mountains of west virginia because that's where the air is coming from. on this tax day, we normally would expect the 15th of april to bring us a low of 42 and high of 64 record in 1973, 31 degrees, 88 and the record high of the heatwave of 1941. records are still on the books for us. the sun comes up. we got ourselves virtually closed skies. we'll really add on to the thermostat this afternoon. this is providing rain and a slow moving frontal boundary for the time being and north wisconsin. this front will be sliding itself in our direction and will reach us by later tomorrow and tomorrow night. but ahead of it it shifts the winds out of the west and the southwest. and that is a warmer flow for us for the places by the chesapeake and the atlantic. we actually get a chance to warm up. but the clouds come back in tomorrow and we have rain on the doorstep by 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. heavy rains to the north and west. but there could be spotty showers and
threatening. >>> all new this morning: rescue crews entered the west virginia coal mine around 4:30 this morning in search of four missing miners, two days after a mining blast took 25 people. air quality allowed the securers to search for the miners. the west virginia governor says there's a slim chance they survived. they'll recover 18 bodies of those who died. >>> it appears to have been a nicotine addiction that sparked a bomb scare on board a flight that started in washington, d.c. a gutari diplomat tried to have a smoke inside a bathroom. officials took him down hard. he apparently joked about the smell of smoke saying he was trying to light his shoes. no explosives were found and the plane did land safely. >>> 5:05 now. orioles. jeremy guthrie threw a pretty good game last night. orioles at the start, hitting in the clutch. in two games they are 3-for-21. runners in scoring positions. one more game in tampa and the home opener tomorrow. >>> bob ehrlich hits the road on his message. change is coming to our state. >> hear why so many people are back in the former governor's
the temperatures. we're at 51 and 50 easton. 56 pax river in southeast virginia. they are in the 60s. in fact they will get sunshine and that is really going to erupt this storm system and really develop the possibility of some strong storms. again, like yesterday, there's also spin back here. more rain builds on top of our area as we head back towards the afternoon. watching the boundary itself lift to the north. it could lead to heavy rain. dc across the potomac, west and south of baltimore going through the afternoon ride. that ride through the beltway. we'll have more showers and storms extending through midnight. the good news, we try to push dry air off the coast as we head through mid-week. for today, 66 our 2-degree guarantee. look for periods of rain, possible flooding and some afternoon thunder mixed in. >>> here's kim brown with the commute. >> good morning. depending on where you are this monday morning commute could be a bit of a bear. we do have lots of heavy rain. as we peek at the jfx, what we're dealing with, significant backups on 83 here at northern parkway, with the probl
virginia beach. as we look to the east, clear and cooler as the last of the rain out of here. interesting weather pattern here. basically there is plenty of mild, warm air. locked up just south and west of us. this bridge of milder air is going to sweep over us and really warm us up toward thursday and friday as we work later in the week. in the meantime, just clearing skies tonight. tomorrow will be a little warmer because we'll see plenty of sunshine. a few clouds come in thursday, but thursday i think will be a warmer day despite a few extra clouds. lots of sun tomorrow. clearing skies tomorrow, should see abundant sunshine. 64, seasonably average for us. 42 tomorrow night. mostly clear, dry, and cool. the outlook, when does the weather get active again? we warm up thursday and friday. a chance for a few showers friday afternoon into early saturday. we'll keep watching that as we get closer to the weekend. kelly. >> all right, thanks, wyatt. >>> the orioles look to break a five-game losing streak. is tonight the night against the rays? that and more in the press box sports report comin
county, d.c., northern virginia. essentially we have the fog. the fog is a problem, it'll continue to be a problem for the morning ride. it'll be slow and get there in a hurry. you will not get where you want to go in a hurry. we break out the sun, 70 degrees. so we have something to look forward to. this morning it's all about the fog. let's go to the woman in charge. here's kim brown . >> we have a problem on the bw parkway. traveling southbound 295, good hope road, there's a crash blocking all lanes at this time. i'll get more details and let you know. as we take a peek at our drive times, pretty much in the green. people are reducing your speed. northbound 95, ten minutes from route 100, up to 395. 11-minute ride down to route 32. if you're traveling on the west side of the outer loop, seven minutes from 70 to 95. baltimore city, we're still working a couple events. we do have a truck fire, south highland avenue at boston street, over in randalstown, crash reported kings point road, eastbound at marriottsville road. sherrie johnson standing by with details on one of this mornin
in west virginia to begin looking into that explosion that killed 29 coal miners but they won't be able to enter the mine right away. toxic gases have risen to deadly high levels again. all underground operations have been suspended until the mine can be properly ventilated. only a few of the 29 miners have been removed to be buried. this afternoon, at 3:30, a moment of silence held to mark one week. >>> charging customers for the carry-on bags. last week, spirit announced an increase on the bags. they asked to charge the airlines for the fee. >>> when it was all over, the green jacket went to three-time winner phil mickelson. it was a dramatic final for mickelson who topped off the win with a long embrace with his ailing wife, his wife and mother are both battling breast cancer. >> such a great story. >>> now, a look at the weather from around the nation. another stormy day out west. heavy rain for much of california. 2 feet of snow in the sierras and a foot in the rockies. heavy rain in the dakotas, minnesota and withes with and some isolated thunderstorms across texas and south flori
mine, will arrive today, at the scene of west virginia mining disaster, a tweak the day after an explosion claimed 29 lives, yesterday people gathered in churches to mourn the get r dead approximate honor their profession. >> -- [inaudible]. hell bound, this is the church at it again, in charleston, west virginia they claim the mine deaths happened because god is angry with america because it alouse gays and gays and lesbian, one man was arrested for spitting on the church members. >>> the long time home of the dallas cowboys is just a memory, after six months of planning it only took seconds to turn it into concrete and twisted metal. the cowboys moved from the stadium to arlington after the 2008 season. clean up expected to take until july. >>> more than 300 signs have been spotted from new york and miami to san diego and at first glance they look official but messages both amewsing and a little absurd. you saw one, it proclaims you are not cool. or this sign sprodding up outside of a fast food restaurant. this double crossing appears from a major bank. see it at the work o
in washington and you'll find a 70-degree reading down toward culpepper, virginia. the rest of the evening, down to the low 60s. variable cloudy skies. enjoy it and enjoy a dry start tomorrow. after tomorrow early, things begin to change. we'll talk about when the rain comes in and when it blows out all coming up. >>> let's talk pets. specifically stink bugs. what exactly is a stink bug? they are those pesky, creepy, crawly bugs that invade our gardens and communities. they are easy to spot, too, with the brown armor plated outer shells, but what makes the bugs smell so bad? it's when you kill them. experts say the owedder is something you will remember. that's why they have to wear latex gloves. >> reporter: people that have no problem will just squish it although the stink will be all over their hands. >> experts say the stink bug is considered a good bug since it eats all of the harmful insects like clover, worm caterpillars, things that eat up your garden. >>> coming up, it is an eye ontic compound with nacl. you know it as table salt. coming up, why the fda is cracking down on how much a
the chesapeake. water temperatures in the upper 40s to 50s. look at charleston, west virginia it 91. few thin clouds this evening. all dry. maryland's radar all clear. expecting that through the weekend. 70s for the evening. sunset not until 7:30. get out and enjoy mighty fine weather. we'll talk at your easter sunday forecast in a few minutes. >>> an easter tradition continued today in fellow's point with people lining up judd site of the popular business to pick up their sausage for sunday. some people waited 45 minutes to get their hands on the famous homemade polish sausage. there it is. >> we come every year. this is a tradition for the polish breakfast that we have every year. >> they have a polish breakfast every year as well. we come and get our sausage and kielbasa and the horseradish and the smell in there is fabulous. >> they are celebrating 91 years in business. >>> a grandmother charged with scamming her friends out of thousands of dollars. how she pulled it off and where police think he got the idea. >>> you spend hours agonizing over your taxes only to realize you cannot pay th
will be on board. >>> now to a developing story tonight. mines in west virginia may be required to install barometers to catch the danger of explosive gas. this comes after the deadly explosion that killed 29 miners. safety panel wants to require daily barometer readings, recordkeeping and training. fallfalling barometric pressure can cause an explosion. >>> the nfl has suspended pittsburgh steeler's quarterback ben rothlesberger for six games without pay for violating the nfl's person conduct policy. if he maintains good behavior it could be reduced to four games. last week prosecutors we sided not to charge ben rothlesberger after a 20-year-old college student accused him of sexual assaulting her. police resended permission for a trooper to work as a personal assistant to ben rothlesberger because he was the quarterback at the time of the incident. >>> tomorrow, president obama will push his financial reform plan for wall street. now, the bill would increase regulations on financial transactions and create a new consumer protection office. republicans are taking their first steps in supp
in baltimore, one of the warmest spots in the mid-atlantic. allatoona, pittsburgh, even through virginia, most of virginia cooler than we are. with the exception of norfolk at 57. we're back into the clearing and we'll have ourselves plenty of sunshine for today. clouds will try to come back ahead of this system. high pressure off the coast. developed large storm, back there on the eastern plains of colorado, pushing into the central plains. that is going to induce a severe storm threat across the nation's heartland. increases the winds. we're watching that with the wind flow and probably carrying that oil spill in the gulf. 50 miles toward the north towards the louisiana coast. a lot of factors coming together here. this severe weather threat will make headlines, but will weaken as it reaches us. here we go, increasing clouds tomorrow morning. maybe showers arriving to the afternoon. heaviest rain arriving just after midnight. 2:00 in the morning through daybreak. we have ourselves a good shot of rain here. remnants of severe storms back across the west. could be a rumble of thunder. most of
together again. jim sciutto abc news. >>> one week after the mine disaster in west virginia, people stopped what they were doing for a moment of silence today to mark the exact hour of the explosion. ceremonies on the floor of the u.s. senate and in the state capital of charleston. and even at that moment, investigators were arriving with new questions about the company run by a powerful lightning rod in the state. david kerly has our report. >> reporter: the bodies of nine miners still lie in the upper big branch mine -- with federal investigators arriving, waiting to enter the mine. and word tonight that the u.s. attorney here says he will vigorously prosecute any criminal act that may have led to the explosion. officials will want to talk to this man, the ceo of massey energy, the owner of the mine -- don blankenship, who talked about his philosophy in a documentary. >> in the united states, you have a capitalist society, and that capitalism from a business viewpoint is survival of the most productive. >> reporter: but many complain that for blankenship, production trumps safety. >> the
, abc2 news. >>> 6:33. all new this morning we've just learned that all the dead west virginia miners were recovered from the mine. the bodies are seven victims were recovered shortly after the explosion last week and 13 bodies were removed on sunday. with the removal of the bodies the state and federal investigation can now begin to study conditions inside the upper big branch south mine. >>> russia's government is threatening to stop all adoptions by united states couples. this comes after a tennessee woman decided she should no longer keep the boy that she adopted. the 7-year-old was returned to his native country last week, sent alone on a 10-hour flight with nothing but a note pinned to his backpack. his adoptive mother, torry hansen wrote he was violent with severe psychotic issues. in an exclusive interview with george stephanopoulos, the russian children's rights minister denied the adoptive mother's claims. in tennessee there's outrage as well. >> if i as a parent had put my 7-year-old on a plane and sent him to seattle with a note for somebody to take him to an orphanage wou
hopkins will try to not fall below 500. >>> virginia visits maryland. two years ago they lost their top ranking at college park and last year they played an overtime game there. >>> a lot of home games. ohio state, delaware, and sonny brooks visits unpc. >>> the tournament starts tomorrow with the final four taking place. michigan state just after 6:00. duke and west virginia around 8:45. that's press box sports report. ♪ [ male announcer ] achievement: has big plans. ♪ achievement: plays well with others. ♪ achievement: loves getting its hands dirty. ♪ achievement: is ready for the world. that's why pnc created grow up great®, our 10-year, 100-million-dollar program committed to early education and helping achievement start young. pnc. for the achiever in us all. and it's something that you think about. we try to be conscious of that and plan out our meals so that we can feed everyone on a budget. at giant, we know saving money is important. every time you shop with your card, you can enjoy thousands of real deal savings and weekly specials. like super g spiral sliced ham, $1.
racing off toward the south and east, that front stalls in virginia but it clears maryland and we will have ourselves a clear day with a mostly sunny sky, sun up at 6:34. lower to mid-50s. we are looking for a climb to 64 at lunchtime and a chilly breeze if you will, getting us to 70 this afternoon, that's much cooler than the heat we've had the last week but still above normal. 66 this evening with the sun and setting at 7:41. we look forward to some rain and try to knock this pollen from the air on tuesday. right now, to the roads at 6:01. >> as we look the e roadways, folks are out and about, things are moving smoothly as you look at the cameras, 695, traffic is building some but moving freely, we also have a disabled vehicle, 95 south at fort mchenry, in the tunnel area, two southbound toll lanes are closed and also look for debris in roadway ton outer loop at 695, and that earlier december abled vehicle at 895, is having an impact, is not having an impact on traffic. also 695 and hartford moving smoothly as well. >>> all right. 6:02. the budget it is a word that makes you swi
. a little cooler out in far western maryland. they under the low 70s into virginia and richmond right now. this is all seasonable and typical stuff for the latter part of april. a little spoiled there earlier this month with thele 0s and 9 -- the 80s and 90s. it will bring increasing cloud cover tomorrow right now. our band of cloud cover is breaking up. we've got more coming out of the south and west. this will likely bring rain tomorrow after nan and tomorrow evening. not a lot of rain. this storm is not that impressive. it is a relatively large storm but doesn't look like a lot of punch. the showers will not hold together all that well tomorrow evening. we will see scattered showers. cooler stuff north of us, but it's where we're watching that's south and west of us as this line of showers comes out of the virginia area into maryland tomorrow afternoon. this is 5:00. could douse our beltway here with some showers around that peak evening commute. you know just a few rain drops will cause major headaches. this looks like it will fizzle out after sun schett tomorrow evening. and then ma
, staff, and community leaders at virginia tech will reflect on the deadliest american peace-time shooting in history, carried out by a single gunman. >> three years ago today the gunman killed 32 people and then himself. from the abc news vault, world news coverage from april 16th, 2007. >> a lone gunman carries out the worst mass murder in u.s. history. the total, 32 killed, many more wounded, and a nation in shock. >> schools should be placed as a safety and sanctuary in learning. when that sanctuary is violated, the impact is felt in every american classroom and every american community. >> how could anyone do such a thing? tonight, campus tragedy. massacre at virginia tech. >> from abc news headquarters, this is "world news" with charles gibson. >> good evening. it is an act of evil on a scale that we've never seen in this country before. at 7:15 this morning in a virginia tech dormitory a lone gunman shot and killed two people, beginning what would become the deadliest shooting spree in u.s. history. more than two hours later, undetected, he had reached an engineering classroom build
the rain is becoming active. also deep southwestern virginia and that will be a relatively weak weather maker. it will bring us some rain tomorrow and ceasebly mild and -- ceasebly mild do -- seasonably mild and cooler off to the north. the better chance for rain is coming in the afternoon and you know how it goes with the afternoon rush hour, the littlest amount of rain cannot mess with the commute. this rain quickly clears out overnight. thursday partly cloudy skies. even better weather comes in on friday as the skies clear out completely. tonight 47, generally cloudy, the rain hold off until midday and developing showers 62 and it will be a bit cooler with clouds and showers. seven-day forecast, here is how it shapes up. we quickly clear out on thursday, friday looks like a beautiful dry day but the chance for showers will be back in the mix saturday and sunday. we will keep posted on that. kelly? >> well apple is expected to release the new version of the i-phone -- iphone. it seems that an apple employee with a prototype left a phone and it is all over the internet. they say it was
. but the run ins on the moisture is around southwest virginia. in some places here, we will have the visibility cut down to a quarter or an eighth of a mile. here is the deal, we have moisture left back across the great lakes. we have the weather system here, we have a frontal boundary, shifting the winds, and that is going to be benefiting today with the sunshine. and it's going to stick around for a couple of hours, and then we get down -- get up to the 64 degrees. now, tonight, we will still have some patchy fog. >>> tomorrow, we will have a beautiful afternoon, again, jumping above normal at 72. >>> try, let's look at that traffic. >> >> make sure you slow coup and take -- down and take your time. we have 695 and frederick road, traffic is building on the cameras. also, we have the drive time this morning as you head out. 895 southbound to 295, 4 minute drive. >> 695 to 795, 5 minute drive. >> happy birthday to ava. don't you love her. >> she's a cutie pie. have a great day. 5 years old today. >> everybody remembers brad garrott from the show everybody loves raymond. 69. >> jamie and i didn
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a preliminary briefing today on the west virginia coal mine explosion that killed 29 miners. inspections of over 200 mines in west virginia have been ordered by governor joe manchin. he wants miners to help with the safety inspections. and he wants to honor the victims of the april 5th accident by pausing mine production tomorrow. >>> democrats and republicans are squaring off over the president's new plan to protect taxpayers in the case of another major bank failure. after talks in the white house, republicans ripped into the bill, saying it would protect big banks, hurt small banks and guarantee more taxpayers footing of the bill. >> an unfettered market, where people are taking huge risks and expecting taxpayers to bail them out when things go sour is simply not acceptable. >> it's a bill that actually guarantees future bailouts of wall street banks. >> to bailout or not to bailout. >> the new season of bailouts. >> back door bailouts. >> the bill could make its way to the senate floor as early as next week. so, how would it keep an eye on banks and help protect taxpayers? here's our jon kar
the west virginia mine collapse. >>> and, loose nuke. our cameras are there as a top secret team of americans flies in to saveguard a stash of nuclear material big enough to make a bomb. and then, a historic earthquake strikes. it's a "nightline" investigation. >>> plus, royal rumors. exactly 30 years after his parents' fairy tale wedding, prince william may be ready to take his future queen. why a royal wedding may just be the fix to a down economy in tonight's "sign of the times." >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, this is "nightline," april 7th, 2010. >> good evening. we begin again tonight in west virginia coal country, where toxic conditions earlier today disrupted the search for the four unaccounted for miners. but tonight, the danger has begun to subside, and a delicate drilling effort resumed that may soon allow rescue teams back into the mine. for the families of the four, the hope may be fading, but as david muir found out today, it is still alive. >> and just assure as death is, je
at the regional satellite. you can see there are still thundershowers, and thunderstorms toward virginia beach extending to the eastern shore of virginia but maryland just about all clear now. other than cloud cover. gusty winds all day long. gusting over 30 miles per hour. at times, now we're seeing gusts at the top of the hour around 22 to 25 miles per hour. and temperaturewise upper 50s but believe me these are going to be dropping quickly overnight. down through the 50s, eventually into the 40s. then into the 30s. so it's going to be a chilly start tomorrow morning. i know, you're probably ready to say goodbye to late-season cold fronts. believe me, a big warm-up on the way this week. we'll talk about it coming up. >>> tonight, chilling new video of the alleged underwear bomber, the arcadia shores terrorist charged with trying to blow up a plane over detroit christmas day. federal authorities say the tape shows him preparing for the deadly mission. the men in the training camp are believed to be in yemen. he left yemen in december for the christmas day suicide mission. >> what the governme
unstable there. >>> now to west virginia and another amendment to get into that mine in the hopes of finding those four missing miners. rescuers are once again in the mine trying to reach the area where those survivors might be. >> it is their second attempt to get there. the first failed yesterday. david kerley is in west virginia. david? >> reporter: the skies darkened here, the rains came, and the mood dampened. with the state of the four missing miners still a mystery. >> it looks doubtful. there's always hope. >> reporter: in the local diner a miner skipped over the news in the paper and went to the obituary page. some of his coal mining brothers, already recovered, are now being remembered. just down the street a scene of the deadly reality here. the local funeral home needed more caskets trucked in. as families poured in upstairs for the first visitation, funeral director rick quesenberry was trying to handle the grief and demand for his services. >> one reason it makes it difficult. the logistics. everybody wants the funeral at the same time, or -- it can be a problem, we'
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